Following on from my failed attempt at taking photographs of our garden each week I have decided to just take photographs when there is something interesting to show you. Today, 23rd January 2012, I was surprised to notice the size of the Camellia Buds, this time last year they were […]
I’ve just bought this amazing Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aureomarginata’ (Crown Imperial). It is quite rare and unusual with orange flowers and gold edged bracts and grows to 150cm (5 ft) in height. It’s sure to make an impact in any border but I think I’ll be planting it in a nice […]
This is Flower Carpet Red Velvet a ground cover rose.
Dicentra spectabilis or Bleeding Heart is one of the first plants to emerge in late spring and has arching sprays of dainty, rose-pink, heart-shaped flowers above fern-like, fresh green leaves.
Leucojum Gravetye Giant or Giant Snowflake is a lovely plant, the flowering looking like a very large snowdrop.
For my birthday in 2008 I received a Name a Rose Gift Box which contained a number of rose seeds, a label and some instructions.
The variety I have is Hibiscus syriacus ‘Oiseau Bleu’ which has amazing large deep purple/blue coloured flowers with a bright magenta centre. It is a deciduous shrub but has lovely dark green foliage during late spring and summer.
Aquilegia live full sun but do well in partial shade too. They are fully hardy and flower during May and June, self seeding around the garden.